MDOT-Morgan State University Graduate School Internship

The Maryland Department of Transportation-Morgan State University Graduate School Internship is designed to give graduate students meaningful and practical experience in a transportation agency.

The year-long, paid internship is open to students pursuing post-graduate degrees in engineering, transportation, landscape architecture, finance, and information technology. Interns work part-time during the school year and full-time during the summer.

Placement opportunities are available at

  • the Maryland Aviation Administration
  • Maryland Port Administration
  • Maryland Transit Administration
  • Motor Vehicle Administration
  • State Highway Administration
  • Maryland Transportation Authority
  • the secretary's office at MDOT Headquarters

Interns function as junior-level analysts or planners under the direct supervision of a senior staff member.

To Apply

The 2017 application period has concluded. Please check back early in 2018 for information about the 2018 internships.
Students should submit

  • a completed MDOT application.
  • a letter of application citing their major, area of specialization, and the name of the MDOT administration for which they are most interested in working
  • a resume (please include current email address)
  • an official transcript
  • two letters of recommendation
  • an essay (300 words or less) on the following topic: How an internship at the Maryland Department of Transportation will be beneficial to my career

Contact Alice Williams at 443-885-3348 or Sonia McDonald at 443-885-3666 for application materials.